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Faux Stacked Stone Advantages

Faux stacked stone is used for variety of purposes. The advantages of these stones had made it popular among people.

You can get the same original look of natural stones in faux stacked stone. But they are very cheaper than the original ones. You need not spend more for these stones and they are made just to look exactly like natural ones.

Not only that they are cheaper they are also lightweight. So it is very easy to carry it to the places you like. Carrying the natural stone would be a tedious process. But there is no such difficulty with faux stacked stone.

You can install the faux stacked stone by yourself with the help of your family and friends. The packing come with instructions for installation and you can follow that to install. If you need more assistance you can browse online to find more DIY projects with faux stacked stone. The main reason why this could be self installed is because the installation process does not require any heavy machinery. You can your home more fashionable with these stones in a relatively short time.

You can install the faux stacked stone to enhance the beauty of your exteriors. They are highly durable and can withstand any weather conditions. You can attach this to any type of hard surfaces without much difficulty.

There is no necessary for preparation of walls made of cement and you can install them as any other type of veneers. Usually the faux stacked stone are made of cement and iron oxides to get them in desired color. The molds are cast from natural stones and this mold is used to make the faux stacked stone too. So they get the same realistic shape, size and texture.

You can make faux stacked stone of any desired size. Usually they are made with a thickness of 2 to 4 inches. For some type of surfaces, preparation before installing them is necessary. This could be done by applying a thin coat of mortar. You may also have to stick water proof paper.

However these preparations are needed only for those surfaces that are not made of cement. Preparation is carried out only to fortify the surface and prevent breaks and cracks. If it is installed in places that have extremities of climate then you need sealant to seal the faux stacked stone. They are aesthetic, simple and maintenance free.